Rte. 36 in Macon County, Mo.

Workers use IC and IR to improve paving operations on Rte. 36 in Macon County, Mo.

Compaction Article May 23, 2018
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) executed a year-long project throughout 2017 to demonstrate the use of intelligent compaction (IC), infrared... more
Bridge Construction Videos May 22, 2018
An inspection of an 86-year-old bridge connecting the communities of Savanna, Ill., and Sabula, Iowa, identified structural deficiencies that required $8... more
Road and bridge construction podcast
News May 22, 2018
Back from Munich, Germany, where the beer suds flow and the meatloaf is weird. Also, Trump's infrastructure bill is officially dead for 2018, the Montana... more
Smart pavement
Paving News May 22, 2018
Integrated Roadways, a Kansas City technology start-up, is developing “smart pavement” technology that would not only help increase roadway safety but also... more
Earthmoving News May 21, 2018
On May 17, John Deere and Hitachi Construction Machinery invited industry journalists to their joint footprint in Kernersville, N.C., which manufactures... more
Transit funding
Transit News May 21, 2018
If the $90 billion public transit repair backlog in the U.S. is not addressed soon, it could result in a $340 billion loss to the country's economy over the... more
U.S. Capitol
Funding News May 21, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee recently released the FY 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. The legislation includes funding... more
HRBT

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Bridges News May 21, 2018
The Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) expansion project will officially be widening the tunnel to four lanes instead of three.   HRBT project officials... more
Bay Area highway projects
Highway Construction News May 21, 2018
The California Transportation Commission approved $2.7 billion for 64 projects across the state, with more than $660 million bound for the Bay Area.   About 25... more
Saws Videos May 17, 2018
Find out how the Husqvarna K 770 power cutter will exceed expectations.
temporary roundabout intersection
Road Design News May 17, 2018
Salt Lake City is seeking the community's feedback on two "pop-up" intersection designs ahead of road construction work planned for next year.   From May 16-23... more
smart operating system
Transportation Management News May 17, 2018
Smart Columbus—a partnership of businesses, local governments and research groups that oversees the city’s work on the federal Smart Cities grant—is... more
Honolulu rail project
Transit News May 16, 2018
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) wants to partner with private businesses to complete and sustain the city’s rail system.   More than a... more
I-70 Colorado KUSA-TV (Denver)

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Highway Construction News May 16, 2018
Colorado transportation leaders and local elected officials came together Tuesday to discuss plans to improve a congested stretch of I-70.   The Colorado... more
Cranes on Pittsburgh highway project
Cranes Case Studies May 16, 2018
As a certain saying reminds us, functioning smoothly and efficiently requires the left hand to know what the right hand is doing. So imagine how critical it is... more
Transit projects
Transit News May 15, 2018
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and the city of Atlanta have proposed building 21 miles of light-rail lines and other transit... more
pedestrian safety
Safety News May 14, 2018
A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that pedestrian deaths have jumped 46% since reaching their lowest point in 2009, as... more
Autonomous vehicles
Law News May 14, 2018
Gov. John Kasich signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at attracting more testing of autonomous-vehicle technology on Ohio's roadways.   The executive... more
FIU bridge
Bridges News May 14, 2018
The Miami Herald has reportedly obtained documents from Florida International University (FIU) through a public records request that indicate cracks were... more
Highway improvements
Highway Construction News May 10, 2018
The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) announced a new five-year plan Wednesday for highway construction projects that will come with a $3.4 billion... more
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